HP4 and HP5 Host Workshop on Natural Capital Accounting for Ministries of Finance

November 18, 2021
Author: Coalition Secretariat

On November 18, the Helsinki Principle 4 and 5 workstreams hosted a joint workshop on Natural Capital Accounting, which is a critical tool Ministries of Finance can use to better understand and manage their natural assets. Natural capital accounts, once in place, can help governments make more informed decisions about development as well as investment in conservation, restoration, and sustainable use of nature.

Coalition Publishes 2021 Green Recovery Report: Building Momentum for Strong Recovery and Sustainable Transformation

November 14, 2021
Author: Coalition Secretariat

The Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action has published a flagship report on the state of green recovery efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic. The report, Building Momentum for Strong Recovery and Sustainable Transformation, builds on the Better Recovery, Better World report, published in July 2020.

Coalition Chairs Release Joint COP26 Statement with NGFS Chair

November 03, 2021
Author: Coalition Secretariat

The Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action took center stage on Finance Day at COP26 (November 3, 2021) and showcased the crucial role Ministers of Finance have to play, working together across all regions, to keep an average global warming limit of 1.5 degrees Celsius within reach. On this occasion, the Chairs of the Coalition and the NGFS released a Chairs Joint COP26 Statement expressing support for the COP26 process and highlighting key areas where Ministries of Finance, Central Banks, and financial sector supervisors can help shift the trajectory towards net-zero.

Coalition Meets During COP26

November 03, 2021
Author: Coalition Secretariat

The Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action met at COP26 to advance efforts to align economic and financial decision-making with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Coalition Publishes Mainstreaming Paper for COP26

November 03, 2021
Author: Coalition Secretariat

On the occasion of the Coalition meeting at COP26, the Coalition published a short paper titled Mainstreaming Climate into Economic and Financial Policies. The report draws on the work of the Coalition’s six workstreams and the priorities set forth by its Members at the Ministerial meeting held on 12 October 2021, and highlights the deepening engagement of Finance Ministries on the climate change agenda.